Christine ‘Krickette’ Wetherington began working at Valley of the Sun United Way (VSUW) in 2016 where she serves as a Community Impact Director focused on ending homelessness. She has dedicated her career to activities that promote social justice. Before coming to VSUW, she worked in antipoverty programming for more than 20 years, mostly focused in the housing and emergency services arenas. This working has
included over 10 years at Community Services of Arizona as the Director of Social Services overseeing Community Action Program services, senior center programming, affordable housing resident services, foreclosure intervention programs and emergency home repair programs and child care. Prior to that, Ms. Wetherington worked in employment services and as an adjunct instructor at Wilkes County Community College.
MSW, Social Work, Jane Addams College of Social Work, University of Illinois, Chicago 2000
BSW, Social Work, University of Wyoming 1998